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Arco Apartments

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Overview of Arco Apartments

Entire apartment

Arco Apartments

4.0 star property
4-star apartment with bar/lounge, near Porto Historic Center

9.6/10 Exceptional

168 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Bar
Escadas das Verdades 13, Porto, Porto, 4050-622
Main amenities
  • 4 smoke-free apartments
  • Housekeeping once per stay
  • Near the beach
  • Bar/lounge
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Centro / Baixa
  • Porto Historic Center - 1 min walk
  • Ribeira Square - 1 min drive
  • Porto Cathedral - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Porto Airport (OPO) - 27 min drive
  • São Bento Station - 7 min walk
  • General Torres Station - 15 min walk
  • Gaia Station - 28 min walk
  • Ribeira Station - 4 min walk
  • Guindais Funicular - 5 min walk
  • Batalha-Guindais Stop - 5 min walk


  • Restaurante do Terreirinho - 2 min walk
  • Barredo Ribeira Apartments - 2 min walk
  • Jimão - 3 min walk
  • Chez Lapin - 3 min walk
  • Cais 35 - 3 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Arco Apartments

Arco Apartments puts you 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Porto Historic Center. Free WiFi is an added perk, and guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby hiking/biking trails. A bar/lounge and a terrace are offered, and apartments get the details right with Egyptian cotton sheets and espresso makers. Fellow travelers like the overall property condition and walkable location. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Ribeira Station is 4 minutes and Guindais Funicular is 5 minutes.


English, German, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global), WELL Health-Safety Rating (IWBI), and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Guests will receive an email 5 days before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18


  • No pets or service animals allowed

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Family friendly

  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Baby bath


  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 1 bar


  • Premium bedding
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Bed sheets provided


  • Private bath (detached)
  • Shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer


  • Flat-screen TV with cable service

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Garden


  • Near laundromat

Climate control

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets or service animals


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairways
  • No elevators
  • Soundproofing
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Local maps
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

  • Near the boardwalk
  • Near a metro station
  • Near a train station
  • In the city center
  • In the historical district
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital
  • Near outlet shopping

Things to do

  • Designer stores on site
  • Art gallery on site
  • Shopping mall on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Security system
  • Smoke detector


  • 4 rooms
  • 1 building
  • Built in 2016
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.00 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 13 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Housekeeping is available for an additional fee

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • WELL Health-Safety Rating (IWBI)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Property Registration Number 38172/AL

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Frequently asked questions

Does Arco Apartments offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Arco Apartments does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Arco Apartments?
As of 2 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Arco Apartments on 8 Dec 2022 start from CA $120, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Arco Apartments?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Arco Apartments?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Arco Apartments?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Arco Apartments.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Arco Apartments?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Arco Apartments and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling and hiking. Arco Apartments also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Arco Apartments?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Bacchus Vinci (3-min walk), Taberna dos Mercadores (3-min walk), and Finzi Gelato (3-min walk).
Does Arco Apartments have a kitchen or kitchenette?
Yes, there is a kitchen which also includes an espresso maker, a coffee maker, and a toaster.
What's the area around Arco Apartments like?
Arco Apartments is in Centro / Baixa, a short 4-minute walk from Ribeira Station and 3 minutes' walk from Ribeira Square. Travelers say the area is walkable and good for shopping.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Everyhing was good
Very central location in Porto. Host was super helpfull , organized and polite. You have everything you need in the apartment. Highly recomended place.
Merter, 3-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

An excellent property in the best area, truly wonderful, and what the other reviewers said about Elizabeth is true, a most gracious host with plenty of local tips. Thank you, we will be back again
Artie, 3-night romance trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Yingying, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location with amazing views of the Douro river and the Ribeira. The staff (Elizabeth) was super helpful.
Ajit, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Loved everything about this place, including the service. But if you don’t like stairs or have physical limitations, this may not be the best place for you. We loved it! Would love to come back!
Donna, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Elizabeth was extremely helpful and accommodative.
Mark, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Coolest and most unique property I've ever stayed at.
Steven, 2-night romance trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Elizabeth was amazing, she was excellent communicating and provided us great info. If you have problems with steps then this property might not be for you. Overall we loved this apartment, it has everything you need and it is beautiful. I would stay here again if I come back to Porto
Cesar, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The apartment was great and it’s about as central as it gets. The best part of this accommodation was Elizabeth’s hospitality. She’s as lovely as they come, and went above and beyond to help. All in all, a great stay.
Tom, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

In a very beautiful area of Porto. The host is extremely friendly and helpful. I would recommend.
Palmer, 4-night trip
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